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Grateful Dead Live at Copps Coliseum on 1992-03-20

Set 1

Hell In A Bucket
The Same Thing
Brown Eyed Women
Mexicali Blues ->
Maggie's Farm
Bird Song
The Promised Land

Set 2

Shakedown Street
Man Smart (Woman Smarter) ->
Dark Star ->
Drums ->
Space ->
The Other One ->
Standing On The Moon ->
Turn On Your Lovelight

U.S. Blues

Collection GratefulDead
Band/Artist Grateful Dead
Venue Copps Coliseum
Location Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

Source Matrix mix (SBD/AUD)
Transferred by Hunter Seamons





missing BE Women, Bucket is missing the opening notes, glitch at 2:04 of Mexicali, glitch at 1:09 of Promised Land, glitch in U.S. Blues at 4:40

EAC (secure mode with proper offsets),
editing and shn conversion by Tony G (

[It appears there is at least one (1) cassette generation in the lineage.]


FOB Digital Audience - 13th Row Center
Schoeps CMC34 Cardiod (110 degrees ORTF) -> Oade Supply -> Panasonic 2v255
Todd lent his gear to a friend for this evening. He did not tape this himself. based on tapertalk: set one was handheld,; set two he intended to run a stand DAT from collection of Todd Evans -
DAT > TASCAM DA-20 > M-Audio Audiophile 192 > Soundforge 8.0 wav
a **GEMS** production
May 2006

Edited Adobe Audition 1.5
Dithered 48/44.1 w/gaussian noise and a slight noise-shaping in r8brain v1.9
Tracked in CDWav
Flac Level8 in TLH SBE FREE

*Amplitude Attenuated to 96.25%

*various pops, glitches and crowd noises required individual hand editing to save your speakers;
some remain in ideal of least editing possible, especially in B.E.Women,
where nothing i did seemed to better a few of the zips.

*bird song patch with shnid 9757; thx to cwagenbach for the source

a **GEMS** production
Finished Sunday, August 13, 2006

Thank you to Paul and Tony G. for the SBD transfer,
and to Todd Evans and the **GEMS** production team for the AUD transfer.

Matrix by Hunter Seamons using Final Cut Pro (SHN & FLAC>AIFF>Final Cut>WAV>FLAC)
October 7, 2008


1) Cuts in the SBD between some songs, a momentary cut during Space and at the beginning of Bucket. Approximately two-minute cut in the AUD during the earlier portion of Bird Song.

2) Occasional static, clicks, and/or pops. A loud click in Althea appears sound system related (the click is in both SBD and AUD).

3) SBD source was about 0.8% fast.

4) As there was some bass overload/distortion in the AUD, the low gain of the AUD was decreased a good amount, except in BE Women when only the AUD plays. This optimized the overall quality of the matrix, to my ears, and allowed certain aural dimensions of the sources to shine through better without tonal dissonance.

5) Seamless show


Reviewer: doug_the_dude - - January 13, 2013
Subject: --
Just awesome all-around, a fitting farewell to Bruce as a regular member (go out on a good one!), before '92 settled into the Vince-only routine, for better or worse.

There is not a single slacker in this entire show; just *listen* to that POWERFUL Brown-Eyed Women - the aud on this matrix captures the powerful bass-boom that may cause you to rethink everything you once knew about this old tune. Other One, my god, they rip the lid off!
Reviewer: mush72 - - March 21, 2012
Subject: 20th Anniversary
Seems like a lifetime ago, and like yesterday at the same time. Myself and three friends from high school (in college at the time) met up for the trek. Ironically, I saw one of my traveling companions just yesterday (20 years after the show), and reminded him of the adventure.

I can't believe that I'll say this, but the drums/space was probably the most enjoyable D/S that I ever saw, or ever heard. It might have been the influences, but it still sounded good to here again.

The matrix is awesome, and it has the BEW, that the SBD is somehow missing.

Great memories with this one. Can't give a 5-star, but I'll give it 4.
Reviewer: Joshua_me - - July 21, 2011
Subject: As Well To Count the Angels....
The DS is fairly respectable. The "space", listened through a good audio system is remarkably directional. Take the 2 channel and filter through a 5.1 set-up.

Pretty damned sweet.

P.S. They actually sing "In a circle" after the first verse of The Other One which hadn't been sung since... Oh, I don't know... '68 or so ? *Astonishing* !
Reviewer: Pangolin22 - - January 4, 2011
Subject: Totally biased
Was at this show and rank it as my best. Maybe it's only a mediocre show but having the Dead return to my backyard and being treated to my one and only Dark Star... that says it all. The set II opener of Shakedown, Women, DS made for a memorable night.Other One and Maggie's Farm were other highlights
Reviewer: smokinchains - - August 27, 2010
Subject: The Other One!
The Dark Star is nice, nothing remarkable except at the end they jam on the "You and I while we can" chord progression... unusual.

The Other One is the real treat for me. It starts out of the spaceyness and the drummers kick it right at the chorus, which give it extra heaviness. Healy does the chimpmunk thing on Bob and it sounds cool. The jamming wild post first verse... check it out!
Reviewer: Wake of the Flood1 - - February 20, 2010
Subject: The Other One 7:15
Check this out...
7 minutes into the Other One...
Crazy tightness....great recording...
Reviewer: Evan S. Hunt - - October 19, 2008
Subject: The Dead Played Well To Here
To hear was well-received by the Copps crowd -- a good venue for the GD.

a pleasant show throughout -- nothing spectacular -- one you could amp up during a gathering of Dead Head friends and not be ashamed that they would not enjoy the ambience that this show, or you, could provide.

Indeed, this is such a handsome recording/remastering no one could expend their last sheer moments of delight on earth and not admit that this wouldn't have been due, adequate.

well-organized and competent playing -- some of Bruce's last stuff with the band and sweetly augmented by Mr. Get Along With Everybody "Wince" Velnick.

All of it is good, but it is rather short. Nice, though, now you can squeeze another show in tonight.

This show is reasonably well-executed and well-recorded. It deserves a 5 star rating more than a 4 star.

Call me jaded, call me insane, but to me, the GD usually afforded a 5 star rating -- not necessarily because of great performances or great recordings -- but because they turned on their love lights most every night.

In my hot so numble opinion.
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